LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Department of Pharmacology Toxicology & Neuroscience, Graduate School Shreveport Louisiana, PhD, Masters, MD PhD, lab research, LSU Health Shreveport 


Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology & Neuroscience!

A major emphasis of the Department is in the areas
of neuropharmacology, neuroscience, and toxicology, with research in:
  • drug and alcohol addiction research
  • stress
  • neurotransmitter regulation & plasticity in addiction, aging, and neurodegenerative disease in vivo
  • oxidative mechanisms of toxicity
  • molecular regulation of toxicity and apoptosis
  • gene therapy
  • carcinogenesis and cancer chemoprevention
  • neurobiology of locomotor function in aging
  • molecular cascades in neurodegenerative disease models


Find out more about summer research opportunities for undergraduates! Click here!

Deadline to submit an application for the SUPER program is March 17, 2017.

Graduate Program Information
Click here for requirements and deadlines.

For more information contact:
Dr. Nicholas Goeders at or Ty Martinez at


Graduate Students